Professional Education Specialist

The Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation (MHIF) is seeking a Professional Education Specialist to work .8 FTE. Now in its 32nd year, MHIF is one of the leading non-profit cardiovascular research and education institutions in the country. We exist to create a world without heart disease and our mission is to improve people’s lives through the highest quality cardiovascular research and education. With almost 70 full time employees, we conduct cutting-edge clinical research and transformative community research. The Foundation has an international reputation for its unique role in accelerating cardiovascular cures through innovating new treatments, proving the efficacy of new drugs and devices through clinical trials, applying research results to clinical practice and preventing heart disease and its complications.


The Professional Education Specialist will play a key role in planning, implementing and evaluating education programs in support of the mission of MHIF. This includes our Grand Rounds program for physicians, several annual conferences and our research intern program. This position coordinates faculty relations, monitors program budgets, and provides the highest level of customer service for all of our professional education customers. They will provide support for our summer research intern program and manage the accreditation process for conferences and programs.


The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in a related field, or equivalent experience, a minimum of two years’ of experience in coordinating conferences and/or training programs and proven experience in using project management in conference planning and implementation. Experience in setting up web casts and intermediate to advanced skills in PowerPoint, Word and Excel are required. Exceptional interpersonal communication skills and the ability to work effectively as part of a team in providing the highest level of customer service is a must. Preference will be given to those applicants who have experience with Learning Management Systems and have worked in a non-profit, medical education or health care organization.


This position is eligible for full benefits. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package.


How to Apply: Please apply on line using the link below and be prepared to attach a cover letter and resume as one document.

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Date Posted: 12/05/2014